Thursday, February 8, 2018

Century Egg Congee

3/4 cup rice - washed and drained 
5 to 7 cups of water
1 century egg - shelled and diced
1 knob ginger - peeled and julienned
1/2 cup minced pork
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp cornstarch
salt and pepper to taste
light soy sauce to taste

  1. Bring water to a boil.  Add rice grains and bring to a boil again.
  2. Cook for a few minutes and turn off heat.  Let the rice cook in the residual heat.
  3. Marinate the minced pork with sesame oil, cornstarch, salt and pepper.
  4. After an hour, turn on heat for congee.  Stir frequently to break up the rice grains till it turns mushy.
  5. Add in minced pork and century egg.  Stir to mix well.
  6. Add some salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Ladle into a serving bowl and sprinkle with some chopped green onion.
  8. Add some soy sauce to taste if desired.

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